‘I’m religious, not spiritual’: Postliberalism for Quakers

In this post I'm going to get rather theological. Hopefully in a clear and understandable way. I recently wrote an essay for my theology MA, exploring the modern Western theological movement known as postliberalism. I'd like to have a go at explaining it in a less technical way, whilst also reflecting on what it might have … Continue reading ‘I’m religious, not spiritual’: Postliberalism for Quakers

Re-Membering Scripture: a footnote to the 2017 George Gorman Lecture

The George Gorman Lecture is given at the Yearly Meeting Gatherings of Quakers in Britain by a younger Friend. Tim Gee delivered the 2017 Gorman Lecture - 'Movement Building from Stillness' - on Wednesday 2 August. I would like to congratulate Tim on his excellent, engaging and thought provoking lecture. He presented hard truths in … Continue reading Re-Membering Scripture: a footnote to the 2017 George Gorman Lecture

Quakers and White privilege: the seed of the serpent?

Finding doctrines that work Doctrine is one of those words that you might not associate with liberal Quakerism. We might look at doctrinal debates of the past - such as whether the Son is of the same substance as the Father, or of a similar substance (the 4th Century Arian controversy), or whether the Holy … Continue reading Quakers and White privilege: the seed of the serpent?